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Making Digital Learning Impactful for Students

By Melissa Belardi - Mar 26, 2020

The Piper Team has been so humbled and impressed by the work of educators around the world to continue supporting student learning despite school closures. It’s inspiring to see former colleagues, teacher friends, and Piper educators tackle this challenge head-on. Many of you are searching for ideas to manage the transition to teaching digitally. This post will have ideas for managing digital learning and resources to help you along the way!

Piper’s Recommended Resources for Home Learning

By Meg Bailey - Mar 20, 2020

PiperCode: Goldilocks Machine

By John Chen - Nov 21, 2019

In this project, we’ll build a “Goldilocks Device”. This device can measure the temperature, and tell us if somewhere is “just right”!

PiperCode: Rock Out With Binary Hero!

By Matthew Matz - Dec 3, 2019

In this project, we will be creating our own music rhythm game! Instead of arrows, we’ll display which buttons should be pressed using 1’s or 0’s - so we’ll call this game Binary Hero!

PiperCode: Ultrasonic Drum

By John Chen - Nov 18, 2019

With the new Piper Sensor Explorer, there are not only endless possibilities for creation, but now we can use data to inform our creations! Today, we’re going to build a beat-making machine using the Ultrasonic Range finder. Once we’re finished, we will have coded a special drum to produce rhythms!